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7 1/4 inch gauge Stafford 0-4-0ST "Poppy" - stock code 11678

A 7 1/4 inch gauge "Stafford" 0-4-0ST, a factory-built engine, delivered new in October 2012.

One of the first engines we painted in this hand lined and lettered red livery - it quickly became a bit of a favourite, we've made several since (including the show engine which we took to exhibitions at that time.

Recently arrived back with us, the engine has been serviced in our works, including fitting new connecting rod bushes. The boiler - retubed earlier this year - has had hydraulic and steam tests with new certification issued, internal inspection showing it to be in excellent condition.

In steam for four hours last week, the engine proved itself to run as well as ever, the injectors performing faultlessly.

Factory fitted with vacuum brakes and water gauge protector from new, the previous owner has fitted a bell-type whistle replacing the original chime whistle, a regulator "open/shut" legend plate and steam valve handwheels.

Supplied with handbook, 12 months warranty and starter kit of coal, oil and water treatment - exactly the same as we offer with our new engines.

gauge 7 1/4 inch gauge
length/inches 47
width/inches 19
height/inches 32
weight/kg 195
bore x stroke/inches 2 1/4 x 3
wheel material EN8 steel
axlebox type roller bearing
minimum radius/feet 20
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Walschaerts
reverser type pole
lubricator type mechanical
injector(s) 2
boiler number 236
year built 2011
boiler maker AJB Engineering
CE mark yes
working pressure/psi 120
boiler type marine
boiler material steel
boiler construction welded, expanded tubes
hydraulic test valid to 9-Nov-2025
steam test valid to 22-Jan-2025
fusible plug yes
safety valve(s) 1
safety valve type progressive pop